A SILVER DENARIUS (ZUZ) OF THE BAR KOCHBA REVOLT
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Year 3; 134-135 A.D.
Obverse: Paleo-Hebrew inscription “Shimon” within wreath, raised dot in center. Pearl border. Remnants of Roman inscription visible.
Reverse: Single-handled jug with palm branch to right. Paleo-Hebrew inscription “For the freedom of Jerusalem”. Pearl border. Remnants of Roman inscription still visible.
In excellent and original condition. Found in Hebron.
Diameter: 19 mm; Weight: 3.43 g
Bibliography: Hendin 1427
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